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Production Supervisor

Date: Jun 13, 2019

Location: Sandston, VA, US, 23150

Company: Bunge

Bunge Limited (, NYSE: BG) is a leading global agribusiness and food company operating in over 40 countries with approximately 32,000 employees. Bunge buys, sells, stores and transports oilseeds and grains to serve customers worldwide; processes oilseeds to make protein meal for animal feed; produces edible oil products for consumers and commercial customers in the food processing, industrial and artisanal bakery, confectionery, human nutrition and food service categories; produces sugar and ethanol from sugarcane; mills wheat, corn and rice to make ingredients used by food companies; and sells fertilizer in South America. Founded in 1818, the company is headquartered in White Plains, New York.

Position Summary:

This position will manage the production of packaged product in a safe working environment and be responsible for producing quality product according to schedule. They must maintain a working knowledge of how to operate all production equipment, and train, motivate, and hold accountable the people under their supervision. 


Core Functions:

  • Ensure all personnel are properly trained on the safe operation of any machinery that they are assigned to operate.  Responsible for meeting safety, productivity, quality, and scheduled attainment goals of a production shift
  • Responsible for the scheduling of employees and work assignments in the most efficient and effective ways
  • Assists the Maintenance group by taking care of production asset and providing input on their operation
  • Provide input to the Production Scheduler to aid in development of a daily and weekly production schedule
  • Ensure consistent compliance with all Bunge work rules and establish production procedures including issuing disciplinary corrective action
  • Be able to perform all jobs within their area of responsibility
  • Effectively communicate problems and needs of the employees and production with Shift Supervisors, Production Manager, Scheduler, etc
  • Evaluate employee performance and recommend areas for development to prepare the employee for increased levels responsibility
  • Ensure compliance to Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points and Good Manufacturing Practice guidelines
  • Perform any additional tasks assigned by management


Skill/Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Three years supervisory experience (manufacturing preferred)
  • Ability to manage personnel, time, and materials safely and efficiently
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Exposure to SAP is preferred
  • Strong verbal communication and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of food safety,food security, pallet jack training, first aid/CPR, emergency first responders, lock-out/tag-out, ammonia training, and spill containment is a plus
  • Shifts will vary based on production needs, to include overnight and some weekend shifts

Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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